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Friday, April 10, 2009

CHIFOO: Workshop: Interaction Design & Agile Development Techniques

From the xpportland yahoo group...

"Jeff Patton is giving a one-day workshop on user-centered design and
agile methods, organized by CHIFOO. The notice is below, in case
you're interested."

Come join the Computer Human Interaction Forum of Oregon (CHIFOO) for
a full-day workshop with two leading UX designers and Agile

All Together Now: Blending Interaction Design and Agile Development Techniques

Lane Halley and Jeff Patton will lead a fast-paced day of fun and
learning. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on exercises, you
will increase your understanding of both User-Centered Design (UCD)
and Agile methods and gain useful techniques you can use immediately.

In this full-day workshop, you will learn how to:
• Choose appropriate UCD and Agile development techniques for your needs
• Successfully collaborate with diverse teams
• Understand who your "user" is, and what he or she values
• Create compelling design concepts that are shared by the entire team
• Iteratively sketch solutions as a group
• Translate design concepts into smaller user stories that can be implemented
• Prioritize and sequence product construction, without losing sight
of the "big picture"

This workshop is appropriate for people working in the UCD field, as
well as people curious about UCD or Agile.

Register Now for Lane Halley and Jeff Patton's Workshop

Registration is now open for Lane Halley and Jeff Patton's May 7, 2009
Workshop, "All Together Now: Blending Interaction Design and Agile
Development Techniques."

CHIFOO members receive a $50 discount off the price of the workshop!
Visit www.chifoo.org

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